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Arctic cooling freezer 13 mounting problems (AMD)

Last response: in Components
December 25, 2012 8:45:55 PM

Hi all,

I cannot seem to fit my freezer 13 on my motherboard (AsRock am3+ u3s3). The screws you screw down to the mounting hooks don't seem to reach. Also the mounting hooks don't seem to stay on anyway and I have to hold them. If you look here: (spare parts section) the amd hooks have 3 holes yet I only have one clip thing on my motherboard so they just don't stay on which probably doesn't help when I try to attach the screws.

Any ideas/help would be appreciated.

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December 25, 2012 9:14:16 PM

Hi mate yeah you have to put the screws on really loose. Don't tighten them , keep the brackets loose then fit the brackets on and quickly tighten one side of the bracket so the cooler is in place. It took me a few attempts to fit my cooler on & my one is really big so was hard to get my hands in.